Majojo ka Tandabantu

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Banished person

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Majojo ka
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Majojo ka Tandabantu hailedfrom Bizana District, [Eastern Province, now Eastern Cape]. The state alleged that Tandabantu bore a strong influence on her son, Mhlabuvelile Hlamandana, and that she “for all practical purposes the ruler of the tribe.”  They were banished to a trust farm, Luckau Farm No. 154 (Nebo), Groblersdal District, [Northern] Transvaal, [now Limpopo Province] on 6 July 1960.

Her order was withdrawn on 3 November 1967.

•   Contribution by Professor S. Badat, Rhodes University, 2012.  From the book, Forgotten People - Political Banishment under Apartheid by Professor S. Badat  

Last updated : 14-Jan-2013

This article was produced for South African History Online on 14-Jan-2013